Journal of Photonics for Energy

Editor-in-Chief: Sean Shaheen, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

The Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE) covers fundamental and applied research areas focused on the applications of photonics for renewable energy harvesting, conversion, storage, distribution, monitoring, consumption, and efficient usage.

On the cover: The figure is from the paper "Solar module orientation and tracking type performance and optimization" by Sooraj P. Sharma and Paul W. Leu, in JPE Volume 11 Issue 4.

Featured Content

Using passive evaporation to improve radiative cooling performance

Zhilin Xia, Lintao Li, Kailiang Shi, Zhen Fang, and Xiaochun Fan

Do-it-yourself radiative cooler as a radiative cooling standard and cooling component for device design

Xin Huang, Jyotirmoy Mandal, and Aaswath P. Raman

Zinc sulfide-pigmented polyethylene aerogel covers for daytime radiative cooling

Arny Leroy, Bikram Bhatia, Ursan T. Njike, Geoffrey Vaartstra, and Evelyn N. Wang

Previously Published Special Sections

from the Journal of Photonics for Energy

Radiative Cooling (in progress)

Guest Editors: Aaswath Raman, Xiaobo Yin, and Peter Bermel

Women in Renewable Energy (October-December 2020)

Guest Editors: Zakya H. Kafafi and Mónica Lira-Cantu

Advanced Materials and Devices for Solar Driven Liquid Fuel and Hydrogen Production (April-June 2020)

Guest Editors: Liejin Guo, Clemens Burda, and Maochang Liu

Solar Energy Solutions for Electricity and Water Supply in Rural Areas (October-December 2019)

Guest Editors: Kerstin Wydra, Fatima Toor, Martina Jaskolski, and Nikolaos Tzoupanos

Thermal Photonics in Energy (July-September 2019)

Guest Editors: Sheng Shen, Andrej Lenert, and Yi Zheng

Festschrift of the 70th Birthday of Zeev "Valy" Vardeny (July-September 2018)

Guest Editor: Paul A. Lane

Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (July-September 2018)

Guest Editors: Chihaya Adachi and Eli Zysman-Colman

Spectral Management for Renewable Energy Conversion (April-June 2018)

Guest Editors: Timothy W. Schmidt, Felix N. Castellano, Rowan W. MacQueen, and Murad J. Y. Tayebjee

Solar Fuels Photocatalysis (January-March 2017)

Guest Editors: Jeremy Pietron and Roland Marschall

Hot Carrier Energy Harvesting and Conversion (October-December 2016)

Guest Editors: Jeremy Munday and Qiaoqiang Gan

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CiteScore 2019:  3.6

Impact Factor*: 1.836

5-Year Impact Factor *: 2.08

h5-index:  22

  *Source: Journal Impact Factor TM, from Clarivate, 2021

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